lousy(redirected from lousily)
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Related to lousily: transversely, ostentatiousness, multifold, bothering
lousy with someone or something
Inf. having lots of someone or something. (Like an infestation of lice.) Old Mr. Wilson is lousy with money. Tiffany is lousy with jewels and furs, but she's got bad teeth.
Abundantly supplied, as in He's lousy with money. Like louse up, this expression alludes to being infested with lice. [First half of 1800s]
mod. rotten; poor; bad. This mushy stuff is lousy. Do I have to eat it?
lousy with someone/something
mod. having lots of someone or something. (Like an infestation of lice.) Tiffany is lousy with jewels and furs, but she’s got bad teeth.